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Producer | Film Prize Jury
Judi Levine has had an extensive producing career in feature films, television mini-series and documentaries, and has been associated with award-winning film projects since her first short feature PLEAD GUILTY, GET A BOND won an AFI award for Best Screenplay in a Short Film. In addition to producing in Australia, Judi’s work has led her to projects all around the globe. Her company Such Much Films is currently in development on a variety of feature film, TV series and documentary projects, all of which reflect her passion for telling stories that address the human condition and raise awareness of issues that affect people from all walks of life.Levine produced the feature film THE SESSIONS starring Oscar-winner Helen Hunt, and Oscar-nominees John Hawkes and William H. Macy. The Sessions won numerous international awards including Audience Awards at the Sundance, San Sebastian and Mill Valley Film Festivals, a Sundance Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Cast, and acting nominations and awards at the Independent Spirit, Golden Globe and Academy Awards.In 2017, Levine was a co-producer on the WWII drama THE CATCHER WAS A SPY starring Paul Rudd, Paul Giamatti and Guy Pearce which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and opened across the US that same year.Levine recently completed the romantic comedy FALLING FOR FIGARO starring Joanna Lumley and Danielle Macdonald due for release in 2021 and is currently in post-production on the feature film HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN starring British comedienne Sally Phillips. Most recently, she has partnered with Keshet International to produce the feature film SYLVIA AND THE PRESIDENT about a young woman in the 1930s who led the first movement for the rights of people with disabilities, while President Roosevelt was concealing his disability from the world.In addition to her film work, Levine also tours with the seminars JUMPSTART HOLLYWOOD, aimed at helping aspiring artists find an easier path to establishing themselves in the toughest filmmaking town in the world.